Google Dorks and my first Bug Bounty

Laptop showing Google homepage

The first bug I ever found in a Bug Bounty program was by accident. I was still a complete beginner and barely knew what I was doing. I had learned about the concept of “Google Dorking” and all the types of information it can find. There was a Hackerone program that I chose as my target, so I typed in my first dork:

site:example.com